Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 116 127
Rank change year-on-year +39 +11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 28 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.04% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.95% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 12
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £57,500 £44,875
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00% -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,236 1,688 1,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.89% 89.31% 83.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,486 1,713
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management in South Wales.

Salary trend for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +28 11 £37,000 -22.11%
Neath Port Talbot - 9 £40,000 - 1
Newport 0 4 £35,100 +25.36%
Caerphilly 0 2 £38,500 -14.44%
Gwent - 2 £38,500 -
Release Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Scrum
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
4 11 (39.29%) React
4 11 (39.29%) jQuery
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) QA
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) SAP
6 9 (32.14%) JIRA
6 9 (32.14%) User Experience
6 9 (32.14%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
7 8 (28.57%) IaaS
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (28.57%) Web Development
7 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 8 (28.57%) PaaS
7 8 (28.57%) CSS
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) MySQL
8 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) CMS
1 6 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (21.43%) Umbraco
2 4 (14.29%) Liferay
2 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) IaaS
1 8 (28.57%) PaaS
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) SaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) G Suite
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.57%) Ingres
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Maven
3 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) Ant
6 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Interactive Media
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Developer
3 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer in Test
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Release Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Java Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
2 11 (39.29%) jQuery
2 11 (39.29%) React
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) HTML5
5 6 (21.43%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (21.43%) RequireJS
6 5 (17.86%) Spring
7 4 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.29%) Java EE
7 4 (14.29%) JPA
7 4 (14.29%) OSGi
7 4 (14.29%) Spring MVC
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) SAPUI5
9 2 (7.14%) RESTful
10 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) CMDB
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (32.14%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 8 (28.57%) Web Development
6 7 (25.00%) DevOps
6 7 (25.00%) Kanban
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) Code Coverage
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby
8 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) HND
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
2 4 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) SAP
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Actian
4 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Talend